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pregnant woman was dead and a baby now fighting for life. good evening, i'm czar bloomquist. i'm walter perez. big story is search for gunman who killed a mother to be as investigators sort through what had happened, doctors continue to work to save the baby's life. "action news" reporter kenneth moton is live at philadelphia police headquarters with the very latest, kenneth. >> reporter: well, sarah, that premature baby is still listed as critical tonight, at temple university hospital, and i can report to you, that homicide detectives have spent the evening, sorting through those conflicting witness statement about this shooting. they are trying to figure out who was the the target and who fired that deadly shot. shell casings littered this block in the frankford section of the city. police say intended target was never hit but 26 year-old pregnant megan doto could not escape the gun fire. >> i was sitting next to her and, next thing you know, you ke was shot in the face.
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she was laying face down on the ground. >> reporter: this friend said they were near victim's home on the 1500 block of adams avenue watching after a neighbor's two small children around 11:00 a.m. a block away on griscomb street police say someone started firing shots. investigators are working to figure out circumstances surrounding the shooting. >> they should be punish at all cost and if they have a conscious they would turn themselves in. >> reporter: young woman was almost eight months pregnant was pronounced dead at temple university hospital but doctors were able to perform an emergency c-section. the baby's father was interviewed at police headquarters. he told "action news" that his baby had died, but the victim's family told us that the new born girl was still hanging on in critical condition. >> the young girl that is supposed to have a baby and then all of a sudden stuff like this happens. it vice bad. she was a nice girl. >> reporter: they happened to be victim's former landlord and they say their daughter lives next to the scene. their grandchildren typically play on this street. >> they said there were shells
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all over. it could have been one of the kids or maybe my daughter or husband came out. you never know. things are getting bad. things are sad and bad. >> reporter: and initial reports say that the gunman got away in a white crown victoria with tinted windows. investigators are looking for tips in this case tonight. there is a $20,000 reward for any information leading to the killer. reporting live from philadelphia police headquarters tonight, ken the it met even for channel six "action news". >> all right, thanks kenneth. from a delaware news room an afternoon joy ride on the dirt bike ended with two teens seriously injured after they were struck by a hit and run driver. it happen in wilmington just after 4:00. boys were riding in the area have of a street and townseven street the when they were hit. drivers simply took off. the boy age 13 and 16 were rushed to ai du pont hospital. one is in critical condition. the other is serious condition. the the search continues for the person responsible. the investigators charged a man with dui after he struck
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a state trooper vehicle overnight. it happened at 3:00 a.m. this morning on the schuylkill expressway at montgomery drive. investigators say two troopers park their vehicle in the left lane while responding to an accident when another vehicle slammed into their car. the troopers were taken to the hospital, with relatively minor injuries. pennsylvania state trooper who was ambushed outside a barracks on friday night is conscious now, and talking for the first time. investigators are hoping he will be able to provide details about the gunman who shot him and killed one of his colleagues. the the troopers were ambush during a shift change at barracks in blooming ton grove, blooming grove in pike county. corporal bribing dickson who used to work at, philadelphia belmont barracks was killed. shooter is still on the lose. police are following good leads based on tips. troopers have set up a checkpoint near the scene of the shooting and asking motorist if they saw anything. a $50,000 reward is offered for any information. it was an emotional honor for fallen police officer,
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plymouth township police officer, brad fox, whose family helped unveil a plaque renaming a portion of the york road in warminster. he was shot and killed in the line of duty two years ago this road was often traveled by fox in his youth. he would commonly take york road to localize rink where he played hockey for william tenant high school. plymouth township's police chief says fox was a living embodiment of the general famous quote from general george path the on. >> it is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died, rather we should thank god that such men lived. >> fox was also a marine who served two tours of duty in iraq. a trip to the amusement park ended with a rescue for some visitors in new jersey today. several rides got stuck when the the power went out here the at six flags great adventure in jackson township. some thrill seekers were left stranded in the air a short time. everybody was safely unloaded within 20 minutes. nobody was hurt. park officials are trying to figure out why the power went
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out. it was a perfect fall-like day in our area bright sun and comfortable temperatures made for a perfect sunday. will the lovely weather hold for the week ahead? meteorologist adam joseph in for melissa with our first check of the accu weather forecast, hi, adam. >> it will be lovely, walter, if you like that october chill to the air for tomorrow morning. we felt fall this have afternoon as well, in philadelphia. 69 degrees. that was it for the the high temperature with that sunshine. making this the coolest day since last spring, on may 29th, when it was only 60 degrees. right now as we look at the some of the numbers, everyone is pretty much falling back in the 50's. poconos already 45 degrees at the the 11:00 o'clock hour. fifty-four in reading. fifty-one in lancaster. matching that in millville and right along the shore. the ocean is still 72. it is warmer there with numbers around 62 degrees. satellite and radar you will notice a pretty spectacular sunset this evening. those are high sir us clouds that passed through ice
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crystal clouds at 20,000 feet playing along the the rays of sunlight during sunset. now we can see clear skies working in with high pressure from the west. so, if you head out early tomorrow morning for that bus stop, again, most of the suburbs are going to start in the 40's, and with full sunshine, in the city, at 6:00 o'clock in the morning. 50 degrees. and then by 8:00 o'clock 53. it is a true september chill feeling a little bit more like october, we will talk about where the numbers go tomorrow afternoon, sarah, plus that seven day forecast, where, temperatures are going to struggle to get anywhere near normal for this time of the year, above the specifics, coming up in a bit. >> okay, adam, thank you. there is a new miss in america, tonight, "action news" reporter annie mccormack has been in atlantic city which all of the action and she has the store, hi, annie. >> reporter: hey sarah, lets get right to the video that everybody wants to see the crowning of miss america. >> it is a three pete, miss
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new york. report report that is right, it is a triple crown for the state of new york, watch reigns miss america nina, places crown on new miss america 2015. again, for the third year in a row winner is miss new york, this year it is m miissss n new, and it is so exciting. >> good luck. >> reporter: for second year in the row back in atlantic city and televised live on abc miss america did not disappoint. two hour long special the make it past the the first cut. surprising especially for miss pennsylvania who won talent portion in the preliminaries. going into the show though family and friend beamed with
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pride. miss delaware's parents did not care if she won they are proud of her platform domestic violence. brittany lewis sister was a victim of homicide. >> she is allowing the tragedy to transform her into someone that will be able to help future women or anyone in the situation such as our daughter was. >> reporter: long time family friend of miss new jersey, sierra taylor jones, say galloway township local and daughter of casino workers became a beacon of light touring this tough time. >> always talented. she has just been, she's real. sierra tataylyloror j jononese. the real deal. >> reporter: last year, show in ac had a boost in ratings the pageant hasn't seen in years. organizers are hoping for a reat to say here she is for yet another year. and again, winner again for third time in a row, miss new york, you saw her, vocal performance as she performed happy with a pretty impressive
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stuff there we thought a pageant but really a scholarship competition. she will win $50,000 that will go towards scholarship money. for now reporting live from atlantic city annie mccormack for channel six "action news". much more to come on "action news" is there a worldwide hunt for isis militant who murdered a british hostage. we will tell you what u.s. officials are doing track him down. later in sports what sure looked like a lewd gesture gets phillies closer jonathan papelbon tossed from tonight's game. what he has to say for himself now. >> that story and much more when "action news" comes right back.
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the push is growing for international plan to combat isis. diplomates are gathering in paris for a conference tomorrow, focusing on stay wilt in iraq. meantime the global hunt for the killer of british aid worker david haines is well underway. intelligence agencies are looking for clues, within the video of the execution. haines was a fat are of two whose kidnaped a year and a half ago when he traveled to syria on a humanitarian relief effort. >> my first reaction could be one of hatred, but my brother's life wasn't about hatred. it was about love for allman. >> meantime u.s. has been flying drones over the area trying to track the location of remaining hostages. isis is holding at least two more british citizens and two
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more americans as well. queen elizabeth is urging scottish to think very carefully about the future. on thursday they will vote whether to become independent of the united kingdom. they have ties dating back more than 300 years. the queen was careful not to tell scotts which way to vote, since remaining neutral is her constitutional obligation. speculation is building that hillary clinton is preparing for another presidential campaign as she head lined a big event in iowa today. clinton made a visit to democratic senator tom harkins state flag fundraiser. event was expected to draw 5,000 party activist. she attended with her husband former president, bill clinton. a as far as her presidential as preparations here's what the former secretary of state has had to say. >> i am thinking about it. but, for today that is not why i'm here. i'm here for the steaks.
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>> this fundraiser has a long history of launching campaigns, this years event, served as a tribute and farewell to harkin retiring after four decades in congress. goodell must grow is message one group this group is send to go football fans. the woman's advocacy group ultraviolet flew it over several stadiums today. ultraviolet wants the the nfl to address issues of violence begins women. it comes in the wake of several flares including ray rice being accused of domestic violence. still to come on "action news" a journey of the life time for a great cause, a triumphant finish to a challenge three days. meteorologist adam joseph has your exclusive accu weather seven day forecast, and it will feel fall-like when "action news" returns. it makes me happy to go on the computer.
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♪ >> philadelphia police took a journey in the past with some old school rhythm and blues in the north east today. fifteen local group gave their voices to the philadelphia doop festival at fraternal order of police lodge. they support fop survivors fun benefiting the families of fallen officers. time for a check of the accu weather forecast with meteorologist adam joe's neff for melissa. hi adam. >> i'm in but i have not so good news if you don't like that chill in the air. >> it is not snowing just yet.
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>> no. >> it looks like it could feel like it in a couple of mornings. >> no, not that cold but it will be cold enough looking at double scan live tonight. all is looking good. the high clouds have pushed off the coast, and a clear sky, is heading in. the action cam, which is in center city overlooking city hall. there is william penn. everything is looking quiet, comfortable if you like that october chill out there as we look at accu weather live line up, looking at numbers north and west and south and east and temperatures whiz everyone is really sharing this little preview of what should be, not for another month, and then we will look at satellite and radar where most of the country is also along the quiet side. looking north and west, quakertown we are at 48 degrees. oxford also 48. kenneth square has dropped to 50 degrees. tannersville 45. warrington 54. in new jersey and delaware we are at 51 happening ton and vineland as well as bridgeton. dover is 53 degrees. right along the shore we are
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trying to trap that heat because of the ocean being warm at 72. air temperature is 62. looking across the the country, cincinnati 53. chicago 53. bismarck, 49 degrees. you have to headway down to the south, to feel any kind of a summer heat, where new orleans is 83 and jacksonville, florida at 79. satellite and radar across the country very quiet. we are tracking showers in the northern plains. also nation's heart land in the deep south near dallas this front will be pushing through here tomorrow night early on tuesday morning. but before it, high pressure is in control. sunshine for your monday. 75 degrees. it is a below normal day, pleasant start to the week. as this front pushes through quickly here late monday night, early tuesday morning we will bring you a quick round of showers before the morning rush on tuesday and then, the summer turns quick. temperature to 75 degrees, and then another really large, arctic high pressure comes in, with chilly air mass, from the great lakes and northern
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plains that will tumble temperatures by middle and end of the week again. when we talk about dew point this is summer we were talking 60's and seven owe's when it felt humid and oppressive this week they are dropping down in the 40's to show you how dry this air is and that is allowing those overnight to also drop in the 40's and the 50's. tomorrow, 57 at 8:00 o'clock in the morning. at 11:70 degrees on the chilly side with the sunny skies. in the afternoon tomorrow we will, quickly warm up in the middle 70's. the very pleasant with a lot of sun but still topping around four to 5 degrees below normal. the exclusive accu weather seven day forecast, we will look at sunny pleasant skies tomorrow at 75. early showers on tuesday, giving way to sun in the afternoon of 75. and then with that high pressure coming n we are looking at wall to wall sunshine, wednesday, thursday, friday, beautiful days, despite how cool it is for that time of the year and then we will introduce a few
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clouds. seventy-three saturday. seventy-five on sunday. so, if you like it fall, this is your kind of week. >> big cool down. >> you bet. >> up next eagles arrive in indianapolis for their monday night match up with the colts. ducis rodgers there with the preview. jonathan papelbon appears to let phillies fans know what he thinks of their booing and gets him tossed from the game. what the phillies closer did and how he is responding tonight up next on "action know that chasing performance can mean lower returns
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yes. do your socks match? my socks match. do your eyeballs match? yes. cable does not match the speeds. makes you want to go mad. erggggh. only verizon fios comes with speedmatch - upload speeds as fast as your download speeds join now at verizon. komen three day walk, wrapped up at philadelphia navy yard this afternoon. it was a 60-mile journal that i began on friday in willow grove. more than 1300 people took part this group can now proudly say they have helped raise more than 3.8 million-dollar. jeff is here new with sports, rest up, eagles fans, tomorrow night, big night. >> eagles fans and players, of course, defense looked so good in the second half against
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jacksonville but to do ate begins indianian drew luckies a different story. eagles have not won in independent any 21 years n fact, games have in the been close. eagles have been out scored by 51 points in the last two games out this and monday night will be just as difficult. ducis rodgers is with the eagles tonight. >> jeff, colts went six-two last season at home, couple with the fact that the eagles will be playing with the makeshift offensive line and this will not be an easy game to win. chip kelly and birds arrived here around 4:30 this afternoon. signing autographs is least of chip's concerns. keeping nick foles upright is. .2 of his offensive line will be new but new guys have the confidence, of their teammates. >> i think we have ultimate confidence in those guys, you know, especially in this system. have been gets a lot of reps. anytime a guy goes down, people will be ready to step up in their place and i think guys done a great job doing that so far. >> it is part of football. we would like to have our full
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unit out there but one thing we do here very well is get guys ready. i think we have the guys that can step in and help us be successful. >> we are coming over here to get things done. we are coming here to win. that is all it is. >> reporter: only two eagles are listed out and that is tackle matt kobe inn and wide receiver josh huff. in indianapolis with the birds i'm ducis rodgers. we are teaming up with phl17 to bring you the action. the first up, pregame show, count down to kick off filled by the game. eagles/colts. coverage kicks off monday at 8:00 on phl17. it will be a short week for eagles. head skins are here next sunday in what is supposed to be desean jackson's special return to the link but jackson may not return at all now. both desean jackson and washington redskins cornerback robert griffin the third, knocked out of the 41 -ten win over jacksonville. how about this rg3, wow, dislocates his left ankle throwing the the pass to jackson in the first quarter.
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rg3 is carted off, out indefinite thely. we will know more information tomorrow after an mri. minutes later jackson goes down with the left shoulder strain. jackson is listed as day to day. former eagles claims he is not in that much pain right now. he is hoping to face the eagles next sunday. >> i have been in pain before, ac sprain. it is a little vicious, the pain, right on the bone and things like that. i'm day to day. hopefully i can get back for practice next week verse philly. >> former ravens running back ray rice will appeal his suspension tomorrow according to espn. nfl commissioner roger goodell instituted six game suspension for first time offenders of domestic abuse but he suspended rice indefinitely. still to come, jonathan papelbon in hot water after he appeared to make an inappropriate gesture towards
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